The Painful Silence

Something I have mentioned before in other posts, but never gone in to too much detail, is the silence that many people in the church have towards ‘scary’ subjects like homosexuality, pornography, prejudice, and mental health, especially among church programming directed towards kids and teenagers. It is something I think we as a church need to work on, especially because the silence on the subject did quite a bit of harm to me as I […]

Orlando

June 12, 2016. I woke up, went to church, listened to the sermon, and headed home. The pastor mentioned a little bit about something that happened in Orlando, Florida. He didn’t go into too much detail, but I had grown accustomed to hearing about shootings or other incidents happening every few months, so I just assumed it was something like that where a few people probably got hurt and maybe someone got killed. And even […]